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Newsbytes: New Trailers, Japan & Expo Updates, More

Newsbytes: New Trailers, Japan & Expo Updates, More

arcadehero April 21, 2024 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates quick news from around the world of arcades, pinball and other location-based entertainment. We haven’t done one of these for a while as it’s been a busy

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Raw Thrills Update: Godzilla Kaiju Wars VR; T-Rex Safari VR; Marvel: Contest of Champions

Raw Thrills Update: Godzilla Kaiju Wars VR; T-Rex Safari VR; Marvel: Contest of Champions

arcadehero April 19, 2024 0

Fans of Raw Thrills titles have a lot to be excited about lately, as they have been cranking out one new release after the other. Today we have updates on three of these games:

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New Releases: Animal Kaiser Plus [UK]; Surf League [US]

New Releases: Animal Kaiser Plus [UK]; Surf League [US]

arcadehero April 16, 2024 0

Today brings forth a couple of new games to discuss for release: Bandai Namco Amusement’s Animal Kaiser Plus and Ace Amusement/Coastal Amusements’ Surf League. While we’ve covered the games before, seeing that they have

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Now On Test: Asteroids Recharged by Atari & Alan-1

Now On Test: Asteroids Recharged by Atari & Alan-1

arcadehero April 12, 2024 1

Mere weeks after being revealed to the world, Utah-based Alan-1 Inc. has begun testing out their new Asteroids Recharged arcade game. What is slightly unusual though is that this is a location test where

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Taito’s Space Invaders Gigamax Comes To America As A Round1USA Exclusive

Taito’s Space Invaders Gigamax Comes To America As A Round1USA Exclusive

arcadehero April 10, 2024 0

Long-time readers of the site might remember a story from a few years ago regarding an enormous version of Taito’s signature arcade game being released in Japan. Space Invaders Gigamax is a mighty impressive

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Raw Thrills Launches ‘Hero Cards’ Series 3 Update For Minecraft Dungeons Arcade

Raw Thrills Launches ‘Hero Cards’ Series 3 Update For Minecraft Dungeons Arcade

arcadehero April 10, 2024 0

At Amusement Expo 2024, there was a surprise there for Minecraft, with the 2-player Minecraft Dungeons Arcade cabinet. Raw Thrills was coy however about the next software update and Series 3 cards… until today.

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Pinball Brothers Launches Game #3: ABBA

Pinball Brothers Launches Game #3: ABBA

arcadehero April 9, 2024 0

Fans of musical pinball machines have a new game to seek out among pinball parlors and arcades, although this one is decidedly not based upon a rock band as most in the genre are.

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Two New For Japan: Polaris Chord (Konami) & Breaking Down (GiGO)

Two New For Japan: Polaris Chord (Konami) & Breaking Down (GiGO)

arcadehero April 7, 2024 0

It’s springtime, and with holidays like Golden Week on the horizon in Japan, this is traditionally a popular season for new arcade game launches over there. Slightly less so in recent years with how

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Atari’s Food Fight Frenzy Unveiled At Midwest Gaming Classic

Atari’s Food Fight Frenzy Unveiled At Midwest Gaming Classic

arcadehero April 6, 2024 1

We’ve got more Atari news to share today, this time in regards to a slightly obscure remake of a 1983 arcade release that was then called Food Fight. Let’s get into both that and

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Shooters Fes 2024: exA-Arcadia Shows Airgallet, Fixeight, Jamjam’n Jelly, Cambria Sword AC

Shooters Fes 2024: exA-Arcadia Shows Airgallet, Fixeight, Jamjam’n Jelly, Cambria Sword AC

arcadehero April 5, 2024 2

The annual Shooters Fes 2024 event is underway in Japan, held at Mikado Game Center in Tokyo. If you aren’t familiar with it, it is a showcase of many shoot ’em up (“shmup”) titles

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Now Taking Orders: Mega Shot by JET Games USA

Now Taking Orders: Mega Shot by JET Games USA

arcadehero April 3, 2024 0

In the wake of Amusement Expo 2024, we’re catching up on the latest releases to the arcade market. The subject of today’s new game is Mega Shot, by JET Games USA. This is on

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Five Nights At Freddy’s Comes To Arcades!

Five Nights At Freddy’s Comes To Arcades!

arcadehero April 1, 2024 1

Released a decade ago, the Five Nights At Freddy’s series has become an icon in popular culture, culminating in the movie that was released this past October. While it has already been released as

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